MEMPHIS DEPAY has responded after Wayne Rooney revealed how the Dutchman completely ignored his phrases of recommendation over his behaviour at Manchester United by donning a crimson leather-based jacket and a cowboy hat.
Rooney has skilled first-hand the change of a soccer dressing room from being run by iron self-discipline to a extra softly softly method.
When he joined United he stepped right into a dressing room fully dominated by the no-nonsense Sir Alex Ferguson with a squad in tune along with his robust concepts.
However by the tip of his profession at Previous Trafford the sport had modified with gamers much more delicate to criticism from their bosses and footballers indulged greater than they’ve ever been.
And one of many new breed of wealthy younger gamers within the fashionable sport was Dutch worldwide Depay, who arrived at Previous Trafford with an enormous repute and even larger ego.
Rooney, by that stage one of many extra senior gamers within the United dressing room, determined it was time to provide a number of mild phrases of recommendation to Depay.
The DC United ahead advised the Mail: “He got here on at Stoke away, and he tousled for his or her objective and he solely performed 15 minutes, so Van Gaal advised him he was taking part in for the reserves the following day.
“So after the sport I simply mentioned: ‘Look, it should be a bit troublesome for you. Simply do not are available in with all of your fancy stuff.
“The reserve sport was at Altrincham’s floor and he turned up for it in his Rolls Royce, carrying a crimson leather-based jacket and a cowboy hat.
“And I simply thought: ‘What is the level.'”
Hilariously, Depay has responded to Rooney telling the story.
The ahead posted a picture of the pair sitting collectively on the Manchester United bench alongside and a fake quote attributed to Rooney.
It mentioned: “Mem… are you able to borrow me your crimson leather-based jacket for tonight please?”
Whereas different gamers who like to specific themselves with vehicles and garments off the pitch have nonetheless been capable of carry out, finally Depay was by no means as much as the job.
Having been named as the most effective younger gamers on this planet in 2015, United splashed out £25million to signal him from PSV Eindhoven.
However the winger did not make any affect within the English sport, making simply 4 appeareances in his second season at Previous Trafford earlier than being offloaded to Lyon for a £10m loss.